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Ruby's Arms


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Open--no capo Standard tuning C G B7 Em C G D C G B7 Em C G D C G B7 Em I will leave behind all of my clothes C G D I wore when I was with you C G B7 Em All I need's my railroad boots C G D And my leather jacket C G B7 Em As I say goodbye to Ruby's arms C G D Although my heart is breaking C G B7 Em I will steal away out through your blinds C G D For soon you will be waking D G E Am The morning light has washed your face D G C D And everything is turning blue now D G E Am Hold onto your pillow case D G C D There's nothing I can do now C G B7 Em As I say goodbye to Ruby's arms C G D You'll find another soldier C G B7 Em And I swear to God, by Christmastime C G D There'll be someone else to hold you D G E Am The only thing I'm taking is D G C D The scarf off of your clothesline D G E Am Walking past your chest of drawers D G C D And your broken wind chimes C G B7 Em As I say goodbye, I'll say goodbye Am7 D C Say goodbye to Ruby's arms C G B7 Em C G D C G B7 Em C G D I will feel my way down the darkened hall Out into the morning The hoboes at the freight yards Have left their fires burning C G B7 Em Jesus Christ, this goddamn rain C G B7 Em Won't someone put me on a train C G B7 Em I'll never kiss your lips again C D Or break your heart C G B7 Em As I say goodbye, I'll say goodbye Am7 D C Say goobye to Ruby's arms


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